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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrest key suspect in Burj al-Barajneh attack

Date of incident: 
December 12, 2015
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ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL))
ISF Intelligence Branch

On 12 Dec 15, ISF arrested a key suspect wanted over alleged involvement in last month's double suicide attack targeting a southern Beirut suburb in an area between the Tripoli neighborhoods of Qobbeh and Abi Samra where he had been hiding since a crackdown was launched in the wake of the Burj al-Barajneh attack.

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Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.